Pyke, Dr Susan

Pyke, Dr Susan
University of Melbourne
Research interests / activities:

University of Melbourne,

Research interests / activities: Posthumanism and literary fiction

“Dream Writing Beyond a Wounded World.” The Human Place in the Natural World: Essays on Creation and Creatureliness. Fordham University Press. 2014.

“Review of Charlotte Wood’s Animal People: “The Animal that is Steven”, Australian Animal Studies Group Bulletin 17 (2012): 46-47.

“Bovinity.” Southerly, 72:2 (2013) 134-143.

“Sensible Spectators: Agape at the Mouth of the Cave.” AJE: Australasian Journal of Ecocriticism and Cultural Ecology. 3 (2013) np.

“Healing Words and the Matter of our Urban and Rural Moor.” TEXT Journal of Writing and Writing Courses Special Issue. Writing Creates Ecology and Ecology Creates Writing. 20 (2013) np.

“Heathcliff’s Howl.” AntiTHESIS 21 (2011) 177-185.

“Cathy’s whip and Heathcliff’s snarl: control, violence, care and rights in Brontë’s Wuthering Heights.” Forthcoming in Animals in Victorian Literature and Culture: A Collection of Critical Essays.

“Refractive Depths of Passion in Wuthering Heights: Brontë, Buñuel and Beyond-Humanism.” Forthcoming in Natura Logues/Natura Agens.

Potential areas for collaboration: Animal studies, ecocriticism, literary fiction.

Potential areas for research supervision: Literary eco-criticism, the Gothic, Victorian studies
Reading group: Knowing Animals



Outputs: “Heathcliff’s Howl.” AntiTHESIS 21 (2011). “Lands Edge.” Overland 186 (2007). “Riflebutt Road.” Hecate 31.2 (2005).
Potential areas for collaboration: Writing the non-signified utterance
Potential areas for research supervision: Literary eco-criticism, Victorian Gothic and the animal
Reading group: Knowing Animals